Christmas Sleigh Decor – Point Blanket Inspired!

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Some people dream of a white Christmas. That’s usually not a problem in Canada! However, I prefer a colourful one, Canadian style, with Christmas sleigh decor done up in Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket Stripes! Continue reading

Coffee Table Makeover – with Upcycled Flooring Top!

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Our coffee table makeover starts with a base we found on garbage day. Unfortunately it’s missing the top and Hubs and I didn’t see eye to eye on how we should upcycle it. So he’s going to indulge my idea now and since the weather is too cold to work outside, I’ll reciprocate in the Spring. Continue reading

Luxury Vinyl Flooring Innovation – True North LVMax

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Our luxury vinyl flooring install was a long time coming. You might even say long overdue. Our basement flooded and we lost our beautiful engineered hardwood floor. Collateral damage of course was my craft studio, Hubs’ man cave and our laundry room. Despite doing all the right things, and even recovering from a previous flood, we knew we were taking a risk by installing real wood. After the incident, our dimpled membrane did not save us a second time.

Now with the flooring out, we’re down to bare concrete again. Continue reading

Banana Coconut Muffins – Gluten Free

As far as I’m concerned, there’s nothing better on the occasional morning – or for a snack – than a muffin and coffee. These gluten free banana coconut muffins are moist, delicious and bake up to a golden brown colour.

During lockdown our grocery shopping frequency went from just about every day to only once every two weeks. Hubs has been buying more bananas than we can possibly eat before they spoil. But that’s ok with me because bananas don’t go to waste around here. That’s why this recipe is a mainstay in our household.

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Milk Can Decor – How to Stencil an Uneven Surface

Milk can decor has always been on my bucket list of things to upcycle. Thanks to this find at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, I’m finally able to scratch it off my list! It’ll make a beautiful fall decor display. Continue reading

Painted Rocking Chair – With Grain Sack Stencil

When we found this painted rocking chair, it happened to be on a day with hit the jackpot of curb side chairs. Continue reading

How to Fix a Broken Chair Leg

How to fix a broken chair leg is a topic that just might put us out of the upcycling ‘business’. After all, if everyone knew how easy it is to do, they’d never toss their broken chairs to the curb. And then we’d have nothing to blog about. Despite that, we’ll take our chances!

You may have a broken chair leg in your home right now. So before you toss it, today we’re showing you just how easy it is to fix. We’ll give you all our tips and tricks! Continue reading

Cement Planter DIY – Baseball Planter

Today I’m making a cement planter DIY that uses a plastic baseball straight from the dollar store! I was inspired by this kid’s baseball mitt found at Value Village. And with baseball season stretching to October this year, this indoor cement planter is timely! I can get away with calling it an indoor planter for Fall :). It even makes a great gift idea for Christmas. Continue reading